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BBC News
Dec 28, 2016 2:30am GMT
as well? another drowzee ? out tomorrow night as well? another drowzee? how many now? weekly china, russia, and became the first country ever to improve on a home medal haul at the next 0lympic ever to improve on a home medal haul at the next olympic games, winning 67 in total, to more than london 2012. -- 67 in total, to more than london 2012. —— we beat china. this is a reminder of how inspiring team gb were. it is not the critic who counts. not the man who points out how the strong men struggles. 0r whether the doer of deeds could have done them better. the credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena. whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood. who strives valiantly. who comes short again and again. because there is no effort without shortcoming. i'm so sorry for the people who came to watch and cheer me on. but who does actually strive to do the deed a smack? who knows great enthusiasms, great devotions —— them out. knows great enthusiasms, great devotions -- them out. this might be the last one? possibly. devotions -- them out. this might be the last o
BBC News
Feb 23, 2017 9:00am GMT
to china? his agent is flying out there, it might happen? we were talking about wayne rooney and that prospective move to china, and that prospective move to china, a huge £1 million per week is on the table. we know about that rooney's agent paul stretford has travelled to china to see if he can negotiate a dealfor the food to china to see if he can negotiate a deal for the food to leave manchester united after 13 years at the club. he arrived under the cilic of sir alex ferguson and has gone on to become the club's record goal—scorer. now at the age of 31 it seems he is surplus to requirements at old trafford under their new boss, jose mourinho. stretford is going to china before the end of their transfer window on 28, and it is significant, although a deal is unlikely to ball in that time, it of course now is clear that rooney is likely to be on his way out, if not this month and most probably coming in the summer during the domestic tra nsfer in the summer during the domestic transfer window. leicester seemed to be but always rise to the occasion when it comes to the champions
BBC News
Dec 29, 2016 2:30am GMT
remarkable achievements of the year, team gb finished second in the medals table in rio. we beat china, and russia, and in the process became the first country ever to improve on a home medal haul at the next games, winning 67 gongs, two more than london 2012. here's a quick reminder of those two magic weeks in august. song: conrad sewell — remind me. commentator: mo farah is going to get gold for great britain again! will it be britain, will it be australia? it certainly will be great britain! as max whitlock has made history. andy murray is a double 0lympic gold—medallist. they've done it! thank you very much for watching. we're back on air on january the third. in the meantime watch our films on our programme page: we've got a lot of fog out there, thick fog. it's quite patchy, which makes it dangerous as well. and on top of that, we've got sub—zero temperatures. so that combination means freezing fog in some areas, and that, in turn, means that the roads could be quite slippy. so really pretty dangerous on some of those roads, if you are travelling in the early hours, and rea
BBC News
Dec 30, 2016 2:30am GMT
highlights of the year. team gb finishing second in the medals table in rio. we beat china, russia, and in the process became the first country ever to improve on a home medal haul at the next olympic games, winning 67 in total, two more than london 2012. here's a reminder of how inspiring team gb were. it is not the critic who counts. not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles. 0r whether the doer of deeds could have done them better. the credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena. whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood. who strives valiantly. who errs. who comes short again and again. because there is no effort without error and shortcoming. i'm so sorry for the people that stayed up late to watch and cheer me on. but who does actually strive to do the deeds? who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions? this may be the last one? possibly, yeah. i don't want to cry. who spends himself in a worthy cause. who, at the best, knows in the end, the triumph of high achievement. and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly. thank y
BBC News
Aug 7, 2017 9:00am BST
most shocking of ways. and it would seem there is little you, we, the west, south korea, china, can do about it? well, i'm very encouraged by the fa ct well, i'm very encouraged by the fact that the international community has come together about this issue in north korea. i'd like to see them come together about the human rights issues in north korea. that un commission, which, you know, we as amnesty gave our evidence to, said that north korea should be referred to the international criminal court. now, this is the way that the world holds people who are responsible for such abuses to account. and it is the first step thatis account. and it is the first step that is necessary. you know... even if that happened, it would be symbolic. they wouldn't turn up. they wouldn't care. it would be a first step. it would be a step to saying to that regime, the people responsible for this will be held to account. individually, personally, you will be held to account. that day will come. we will be gathering the evidence. we will be talking to the evidence. we will be talking to the survivors of t
BBC News
Feb 22, 2017 9:00am GMT
china, is he? well, it seems unthinkable, if you think a few weeks back when he became manchester united's record goal scorer. this is a person, a legend of the club, so synonymous with manchester united, butjose mourinho yesterday said he can't guarantee that wayne rooney will still be in the squad in the coming seasons. wayne rooney has previously said he will fulfil his contract up until 2019, but when china, the chinese super league come calling there is a big financial incentive for him to leave. we understand he won't go in the next week when the chinese super league tra nsfer week when the chinese super league transfer window is opened, but possibly, possibly in the summer. it does make you wonder about wayne rooney's long—term future at the club. what is the latest with the pie eating verve goalie or no longer reserve goalie for sutton? yeah, you know it's a big story when it gets its own hashtag, pie gate, it has been called. there is a petition launched to have him reinstated after he stepped down from the club yesterday and there were some people out there that will s
BBC News
Jan 25, 2017 9:00am GMT
someone in china. the police caught you and to give back to north korea. what was that like? many north korean refugees escaped north korea. in the 1990s there was famine in north korea. people only wa nt to famine in north korea. people only want to survive, so they escaped and went to china. but the chinese godman never accepted the refugees. the chinese government abandoned us. —— government. i went to the labour campfor —— government. i went to the labour camp for six months. what is it like working in a labour camp? when i went there for the first time, we had no clothes. are you saying you we re had no clothes. are you saying you were naked, or might they gave used off to where? yes. they searched our bodies. many people hide money. you are strip—searched? bodies. many people hide money. you are strip-searched? yes. they search everywhere. i was very ashamed. not only once. it happened several times. after i went to the labour camp... we hadn't got anything with us. camp... we hadn't got anything with us. only hands and our bare feet. what work or you do in there?
BBC News
Jun 23, 2017 9:00am BST
benefits. state—controlled firms in france and china will run the plant and are paying the £18 billion construction bill. a senior police officer has warned forces in england and wales would face a real challenges in dealing with large—scale face a real challenges in dealing with la rge—scale outbreaks face a real challenges in dealing with large—scale outbreaks of disorder because of budget cuts. the chief constable of the west midlands, dave thompson, said neighbourhood street patrols would disappear unless there was fresh investment. home secretary amber rudd has acknowledged police resources a re very rudd has acknowledged police resources are very tight but said she wouldn't rush into releasing extra money. there is an urgent appeal to find more black blood donors for sickle cell patients. the nhs blood and transplant campaign follows a rise in the number of people with an african or caribbean background being diagnosed with the disease. it's caused by a faulty gene that effects how red blood cells develop and is particularly common among black people. the disease af
BBC News
Apr 26, 2017 9:00am BST
churchill said, we need less war and more george 0rr. it is good china is playing that role, trying to bring about reform. it is good the bbc are helping to break the information blockade around north korea by instigating bbc world broadcast services to the country. it is why we must press at the united nations security council during meetings this week for the north korean regime to be brought before the international criminal court, so that these allegations can be tested. including the use of toxic nerve agents to kill people who are opponents of reform inside north korea. in international airports. forgive me, you snorted at the term toxic nerve agents. you don't believe that either? at a nonsense. they wouldn't be able to use the airport for years and years. can i go on record here briefly. i don't appear on programmes with defectors because of the risk toe personal safety. a lot of these people are criminals. they are dangerous. listen, a young man came to see me who had escaped twice from north korea and who was tortured in north korea and who was tortured in north korea and
BBC News
Jan 16, 2017 9:00am GMT
brought out of absolute poverty, specifically in china and india. those are systems that have embraced the free market and capitalism because it's the best provider of wealth and income for everyone across—the—board. i'm not so bothered about the ratio between the rich and poor, i care most about the poor and how well they are faring. why do you laugh when she says that? well, because i mean it'sjust the classic bunk that we hear to justify this. let's talk about how the poorest have fared right. since 1988, the poorest 10% of the plan vet got richer by about $3 a year so for all the great economic stories of growth, getting what you and i might spend on a coffee every day a year, you know, 700 million more people could have been brought out of poverty had we had more equal growth. to celebrate some people having crumbs when everyone else is enjoying the whole cake... is that a fair point? it's the case where some people haven't seen as much growth in wealth as they could have, usually because the governments prevent it. the issue of croneyism is problematic. where we do see people
BBC News
Jul 6, 2017 9:00am BST
donald trump the key message the poles want to hearfrom donald trump during his speech. china and russia have urged the us to show restraint after the warning that north korea's test launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile had cast a dark shadow over the world. nikki haley told an emergency meeting of the security council that the tests represented a sharp military escalation and current international sanctions were not enough. the actress carol lee scott, who was best known for playing grotbags the witch, has died at the age of 7a. she appeared in children's programmes in the 1980s and early 1990s, including rod hull's emu's world. herfamily confirmed the news on social media, with her niece gina mear writing on facebook on wednesday that the actress had "lost her brave fight against cancer". that's a summary of the latest bbc news — more at 9.30. inafew in a few moments, we will talk about the services provided in the care sector and where they are falling short. you have been getting in touch about that. elspeth as i believe privatising care homes has some bearing on the pro
BBC News
May 9, 2017 9:00am BST
we don't matter. 75 years ago, the china clay industry was still big business in cornwall. there are still plenty of quarries dotting the landscape. here, as in other parts of the county, there is one subject that always seems to come up in conversation. it's ridiculous. my mother lives in a rented council house, but because of where it is, it's worth £500,000. claire cooper works for the nhs as a care assistant. she's been living in this house for eight years, paying £500 a month rent. with two young children, she has been trying hard to get a place of her own. say you want to buy a £300,000 property, which is probably what you are going to pay for anywhere nice in cornwall, you're looking at a £30,000 deposit, and even on a good wage, that's a tall order. we would hope that in, you know, six years' time, maybe, we would like to be out of this property, but... it's going to be a tall order to do it, that's for sure. the only other plan is to leave. the average price of a house in cornwall is now £215,000. many locals blame outsiders for buying holiday homes by the coast. that,
BBC News
May 11, 2017 9:00am BST
get that elevated status, all of that may change, with new markets and new locations such as china, japan or australia all options as the sport tries to widen its appeal. i have got to ask. our cardigans back i have got to ask. ourcardigans back in? i have got to ask. our cardigans back in? were they ever out? have i missed something? you are looking good. good morning and welcome to the programme. good morning and welcome to the programme. the media regulator ofcom will hear from a us lawyer this afternoon who represents more than 20 people accusing fox news of racial or sexual harassment. it is part of a review into whether 21st century fox should be allowed to take complete control of sky. douglas wigdor is due to give evidence on behalf of the men and women he is representing. earlier this week another lawyer and an alleged victim of sexual harassment by former fox news anchor bill o'reilly also gave evidence to ofcom. here's a bit more on the background of the allegations against mr o'reilly. well, we have a contest on billoreilly.com. guess where bill's going. i'll have a ful
BBC News
Apr 11, 2017 9:00am BST
closure of the much larger ‘jungle' camp near calais last year. china is believed to have executed more people in 2016 than all other nations combined, according to amnesty international — as death penalties in the world decreased overall. the number of executions around the world fell by more than a third, largely driven by fewer deaths recorded in iran and pakistan. but the group has sharply criticised china for continuing to conceal their figures. the us was removed from the top five for the first time since 2006. that's a summary of the latest bbc news — more at 9.30am. today we are discussing this pr triumph... the world's leading airline, flyer friendly. screaming. every thought... screaming. my my god... my god... what are you doing? no... carefully planned, coordinated and synchronised... 0h, my god, look at what you are doing to him! my god! performing together with a single united bus. you have busted his lip! my god, look at what you are doing to him! good work, guys, good work. that's what makes the world's leading airline, flyer friendly... i have to go home, i hav
BBC News
Apr 18, 2017 9:00am BST
, crucially, to china, saying that the american government is not prepared to continue with the status quo, and making a realistic threat of military force, if you like, but the purpose of that is to get china to tighten its sanctions against the north korean regime. and there are some signs that that might be starting to take effect. china has now said it might impose oil sanctions against north korea. it's never done that before. so, perhaps this alarmist language is starting to have some effect. an investigation by this programme has found that more than 800 uk women are taking legal action against the nhs and the makers of vaginal mesh implants. the implants are used to treat pelvic organ prolapse and incontinence after childbirth, but some can cut into the vagina, causing severe discomfort. some women have been left in permanent pain, unable to walk, work or have sex. one called the implants "barbaric". we'll have much more on this in just a few moments. ministers are to set out new proposals to speed up appeals by foreign criminals and failed asylum seekers held in detenti
BBC News
Mar 6, 2017 9:00am GMT
missiles appear to have been launched from a remote military base close to china. japan's prime minister described it as "an extremely dangerous action". the world health organisation has warned that air pollution is one of the biggest threats facing global public health today. in a bbc interview, the who's director general margaret chan said poor air quality is a problem on a greater scale than hiv or ebola and has a disproportionate impact on young people. the former boxer michael watson says he hung on "for dear life" as he was dragged several hundred metres along a road during a violent carjacking in east london. watson, who suffered a near—fatal brain injury during a fight with chris eubank in 1991, spoke to the bbc‘s crimewatch programme about last month's attack. it came like a nightmare. i couldn't believe it, that it could actually happen. i was hanging on for dear life. evil thugs, that's what they are. they are evil and senseless. and you can see that interview in full on crimewatch tonight at 9pm on bbc one. this programme has found that nearly 80% of gcse studen
BBC News
Apr 7, 2017 9:00am BST
missile strike somewhat overshadowed a one—day summit with china's president xi at which the two leaders were expected to discuss the growing threat posed by north korea but depending on where the us goes from here he could find he has his work cut out in syria, a quagmire of a conflict which could define his presidency one way or the other. let's get more from david in washington. of course that's the big question, where do things go from here? yes, indeed. the indications are that this is, if you like, a one—shot deal, that the united states will not be planning, for now at least, any further attacks of this kind. but that's the unofficial word. we wait to see. the administration simply confinding its comments about this attack to the fa ct comments about this attack to the fact they believe it was a proportionate response and one which sends the sort of message that's needed to bashar al—assad, namely, that he can not get away with this sort of use of chemical weapons. david, thank you very much. much more reaction still to come. let's catch up with the rest of the news. g
BBC News
Mar 31, 2017 9:00am BST
new immigration system that is in the national interest. china is closing almost half of its official ivory carving factories and shops today, with the rest due to close by the end of the year. the news has been welcomed by conservationists in their ongoing battle against the illegal trade in ivory. despite a global ban on international sales, a surge in demand has resulted in the deaths of tens of thousands of african elephants in recent years. that‘s a summary of the latest news, join me for bbc newsroom live at 11am. lots of your comments still coming in about the nhs and those delays which are going to occur to routine operations. an e—mail from which are going to occur to routine operations. an e—mailfrom linda, i was diagnosed with severe arthritis in both knees almost 15 months ago, iam in in both knees almost 15 months ago, i am in constant pain and still waiting. i will be 70 injune and have been paying income tax and national insurance since i was 15, i have owned the rights to better treatment. instead i get the feeling it is my fault for living so long. kathy says, w
BBC News
Aug 10, 2017 9:00am BST
in the past that we would be attacked by north korea or china. i believe china has mi55ile5 called the guam killer5. a5 a mother, thi5 cau5e5 the guam killer5. a5 a mother, thi5 causes a lot of anxiety. largely because it is important to understand guam'5 hi5tory because it is important to understand guam'5 history and that we are a unique people in the world. the indigenous people of our i5land have been here for 4000 years. we have been here for 4000 years. we have been here for 4000 years. we have been colonised for centuries and our relationship to america is that of a un recognised colony. the5e conflicts are happening without anything to do with us. the military presence here has been without our consent. you used to be written's most senior diplomat in north korea, if north korea fires rockets into the sea around guam, is that an act of war? probably not. i think we arejumping that an act of war? probably not. i think we are jumping rather ahead. they've talked about making a plan, then that plan has to be approved. what i think they are doing is saying we could do this. the
BBC News
Jun 20, 2017 9:00am BST
which puts prices up and stops us dealing with the us and china. we have a trade deficit with the eu, a trade surplus with the rest of the world. we need to help develop countries, being more sustainable with trade. the customs union punishing developing countries who wa nt punishing developing countries who want to trade into the eu customs. how much trade do you believe there is? we are buying more than we sell from the eu and have a deficit of £71 billion. contrast that with the re st of £71 billion. contrast that with the rest of the world where we are selling more than we buy. the potential market for britain for our manufacturers, financial services, it's with the rest of the world... joanna, the answer to your question is this — the eu is our biggest customer so all the new economies, merging economies we want to get on to, we want to sell more into them, but they do not compare to the amount of trade we do with the people in the single market. they are our biggest customer. any businessman will tell you you don't dump on your existing clients to pursue new ones, you seek to
BBC News
Jan 18, 2017 9:00am GMT
travelled from china to the uk just by train. having travelled around 7500 miles. the australian open tennis championships goes into its third day, with britain's dan evans and andy murray in action.
BBC News
Jan 31, 2017 9:00am GMT
mouth. they've been studying fossilised traces of the 540—million—year—old creature in china. the sea animal is the earliest—known step on the evolutionary path that led to fish and, eventually, to humans. peter capaldi has announced his plans to hang up his sonic screwdriver and step down from doctor who. he will leave the tardis for the last time during this year's christmas special, saying he feels it's time to move on. we need to get back. back where? to the future. 2017 needs us. leaving us in need of a new time lord. peter capaldi will hand over the sonic screwdriver at the end of this year's series. he shocked fans with last night's announcement on live radio. i've always been somebody that did a lot of different things, i've never done onejob for three years. this is the first time i've done this. and i feel it's sort of time for me to move on to different challenges. and it means a familiar challenge for the show. now in its 54th year, with millions of fans, young and old, around the world. of course, some things never change. a dalek. what's a dalek? never mind, it's a dal
BBC News
Jan 13, 2017 9:00am GMT
the final. she played great this season so far. she made the semis in china, and she went back in sydney beating the number three seed. she has a new coach who has worked with kim clijsters and victoria azarenka, so has experience of becoming a grand slam champion. but c has to do it that way. she has flipkens in the first round, she could meet serena williams in the quarters. we know the australian open draw has been made. andy murray will come up against the ukraine's marchenko in the opening round. how much will the recent defeat to djokovic have affected him? it helped to novak to win that match because murray had a psychological edge over him by winning the end of season finals in the final match of the year to finish world number one. if we look at the australian open at the moment, it's a 50—50, between andy and novak. ithink moment, it's a 50—50, between andy and novak. i think this is andy murray's time now, having been in five titles, but never won it, he will want to win it for the first time. djokovic has the record shared by winning it six times. he will hope to b
BBC News
Apr 5, 2017 9:00am BST
consequences for that. in february, russia and china vetoed a resolution imposing sanctions on the government for chemical attacks and it seems obvious that combatants, forces on the ground had taken those vetoes as a green light to continue carrying out chemical attacks. gentlemen, thank you for your time. the un security council meeting today, of course, and we will see what comes out of that if anything. we appreciate your time. in a couple of minutes, the latest news and sport and a full weather forecast. let's have a quick look. also, senior labourfigures have a quick look. also, senior labour figures criticise the party for not expelling ken livingstone over his claims that hitler supported zionism. time for the latest weather. this morning, there has been a chilly start to the day for some parts of england and wales. the temperatures are picking up nicely. for most of us, the forecast is mainly dry. what is happening, we have high pressure firmly in charge of our weather. the wind across the far north of scotland and the northern isles is tending to ease. after a sunny start
BBC News
Apr 27, 2017 9:00am BST
is hoping china will use its political and economic leverage over pyongyang to persuade kim jong—un to end his missile programme. other options include redesignating north korea as a state sponsor of terrorism, which will allow the us to impose greater sanctions. meanwhile, the us show of might continues. this is a missile defence system in south korea. the current goal is a path to peace through negotiations, but the trump administration said it is prepared to defend itself and its allies if necessary. laura beiker, bbc news, washington. some breaking news coming in from paris, the counterterrorism section has opened an investigation after two police officers were wounded this morning by an armed gunman on a french overseas territory, la reunion. this is all the information we have at the moment. there has been a large explosion near damascus international airport. the british—based syrian observatory for human rights said the blast was followed by a large fire. arabic media reports say it may have been an israeli air—strike targeting an arms supply hub operated by the militant
BBC News
Jul 26, 2017 9:00am BST
. china's sun yang took gold. today there are seven brits in individualfinal action, including scott who goes again in the 100—metre freestyle later this morning. manchester united manager jose mourinho says that some clubs are paying far too much for players this summer. his team, of course, spent 75 million on romelu lukaku earlier this month. last summer, they spent 89 million on paul pogba but the united boss believes smaller clubs are overspending. we spent a lot of money on the striker, and if we don't do that, we have no striker. that is obvious nowadays, especially for the strikers, the amount of money is amazing. every club is getting players, investing a lot. some clubs, obviously, they are paying too much, and by doing that, they create a very strange and out—of—control market, but this is a reality now. england's cricketers will look to regain the series lead when they face south africa in the third test at the oval which starts tomorrow. they'll have debutant tom westley in the side, who comes in to replace the injured gary ballance. the essex batsman will be makin
BBC News
Aug 9, 2017 9:00am BST
the country suffering. if you do a programme like this, you will face consequences. hopefully china will have seen this audio and know there is some serious stuff going on. thank you very much. earlier this year paralympian athlete anne wafula—strike came on this programme to talk about the moment she was "was completely robbed of her dignity." she had been forced to urinate on herself on a train after no accessible toilet was provided on herjourney. at the time the wheelchair racer decided to go public to raise awareness of the kind of obstacles people with disabilities have to face on a regular basis. she was given promises that it wouldn‘t happen again but eight months on this programme has learned that it‘s still happening — and she is still hearing stories from people facing similar problems. we asked her to make a special report for us on the issue. we played you herfull film earlier — here‘s a short extract. my name is anne wafula—strike. i am a paralympian. i have an mbe. but last year i was forced to wet myself on a train. because the accessible toilet was out
BBC News
Jun 2, 2017 9:00am BST
, and they won't be. the move will be at the top of the agenda of a meeting between china and eu officials in brussels — we speak to our correspondents in brussels and beijing. the parents of charlie gard, the sick baby who doctors say should have his life support switched off tell this programme why they are fighting so hard to give him a chance. we won't give up. wealthy is still fighting, we will still fight and we have said that from the very beginning, and he has fought so hard to still be here and we're still fighting so while he is still fighting, we still fighting. also, the latest in our collection blind date series, and this morning one labour and one conservative politicians sit down and took in. so for all our couples have got on but will politics get in the way? people are looking at me, talking about the community. i was in wilkinson is buying something about the other day and people said, i can't believe you are in wilkinson! i said, i have to put things in my bin. i don't have people to put things in my bins! hello, welcome to the programme. we until iiam. hello
BBC News
Dec 27, 2016 2:30am GMT
the medals table in rio. we beat china, and russia, and in the process became the first country ever to improve on a home medal haul at the next games winning 67 gongs, to more than london 2012. here's a quick reminder of those two magic weeks in august. commentator: mo farah is going to get gold for great britain again! will it be britain, will it be australia? it certainly will be great britain! as max whitlock has made history. andy murray is a double 0lympic gold—medallist. they've done it! thank you very much for watching. we're back on air onjanuary the third. in the meantime watch our films on our programme page: hello there. after the fairly windy spell of weather that many saw over the festive period, things are turning colder and much quieter too. here's the scene in highland scotland on monday, some snow over higher ground. some sunshine to see out boxing day too across the isle of wight. high pressure is dominating the weather for everyone as we head through the day on tuesday. the isobars fairly widely spaced for the most part, much less windy than in recent days.
BBC News
Dec 27, 2016 10:30am GMT
beat china and russia, and in the process became the first country ever to improve on a home medal haul at the next games, winning 67 gongs — two more than london 2012. here's a quick reminder of those two magic weeks in august. music. commentator: mo farah is going to get gold for great britain again! will it be britain, will it be australia? it certainly will be australia. it certainly will be great britain! as max whitlock has made history. andy murray is a double 0lympic gold—medallist. music: remind me by conrad sewell. they've done it! music: remind me by conrad sewell. thank you very much for watching. we're back on air on 3rd january. in the meantime, watch ourfilms on our programme page: hi, good morning. well, it is a chilly start to the day, that's for sure. a widespread frost across england and wales. it was a cold start to the day, but if you could brave the cold, we were rewarded with glorious sunrises this morning. this was the scene in cornwall. it was isn't by our weather watcher brown 0wl sara. the cloud you can see is this stuff you can see on the weather picture.
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Dec 29, 2016 10:30am GMT
the medals table in rio. we beat china, and russia, and in the process became the first country ever to improve on a home medal haul at the next games, winning 67 gongs, two more than london 2012. here's a quick reminder of those two magic weeks in august. song: conrad sewell — remind me. # "remind me" — conrad sewell. commentator: mo farah is going to get gold for great britain again! will it be britain, will it be australia? it certainly will be great britain! as max whitlock has made history. andy murray is a double 0lympic gold—medallist. they've done it! thank you very much for watching. we're back on air on january the third. in the meantime watch our films on our programme page. good morning. it's still cold out there, there is still some fog around if you are travelling, in fa ct around if you are travelling, in fact in some areas under the stag na nt area of fact in some areas under the stagnant area of high pressure it will bring around. different story in the west of scotland where hill fog is more likely to be a concern than this fog rolling in across devon. th
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Apr 3, 2017 9:00am BST
the financial times, the president is quoted as saying, "if china is not going to solve north korea, we will." mr trump confirmed he was referring to direct unilateral action. the comments come ahead of a visit to the us by the chinese president this week. significant restrictions on the use of bail by police in england and wales come into force today. the amount of time a suspect released from custody can remain on bail will be limited to 28 days in most cases. the decision is in response to concerns that people were being left in limbo for months 01’ even years. but police have questioned the move, as our home affairs correspondent june kelly reports. famous faces who've been under police investigation, finally told they wouldn't be facing charges, but only after long months on bail. they were among the 5000 still on bail after a year. the government says the system needed rebalancing. well, what's happened in the past is people could be put on bail with no end in sight and no check or balance, which means we had thousands of people could be on bail for 12 months or more. in fac
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Jul 7, 2017 9:00am BST
how to confront north korea are among other highly contentious issues. china, with russia, wants to keep the focus on dialogue. the prime minister, theresa may, has come to hamburg pledging to continue her campaign to outlaw the financing of violent extremism. she will present new ideas for international co—oporation to try to identify and close down even small—scale channelling of funds to lone attackers. all summits throw division into sharp relief but still this one feels exceptional. let's go live to james robbins in hamburg. 0bviously, let's go live to james robbins in hamburg. obviously, it's the 620, but it is effectively 6 two in particular getting all the attention. lots of anticipation about what it is going to be like when trump and putin come together. absolutely right, it's not wrong, i think, to focus on this political prizefight, this showdown between two rivals on the world stage you've never met before as presidents. it's a meeting scheduled for 30—35 minutes according to the white house, relatively short. it will be what the cameras reveal for the short time
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Jan 5, 2017 9:00am GMT
quarterfinals of the shins and open in china, world number ten and she wants to go and match those achievements of last year. it would be great if she can surpass that. and kadeena cox has responded to criticism that she is taking part in the reality ski show on channel 4, the jump, taking part in the reality ski show on channel 4, thejump, where nearly every competitor is injured? yes, kadeena cox was one of the stars of the paralympic games in rio, winning gold in cycling and athletics but after the paralympic games she has decided she wants to go on the show thejump, and why not? she would like to build on success from the summer, she describes her life as "a ticking time bomb", she says that her diagnosis of ms has changed her outlook on life and you would like to learn how to ski, why not? for the organisers, uk sport, she has had herfunding the organisers, uk sport, she has had her funding cut the organisers, uk sport, she has had herfunding cut while the organisers, uk sport, she has had her funding cut while she com petes had her funding cut while she competes on the show,
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Dec 28, 2016 10:30am GMT
table in rio. we beat china, we beat russia and in the process we became the first country ever to improve on a home medal haul at the next 0lympic a home medal haul at the next olympic games, winning 67 in total, to more than london 2012. here's a reminder ofjust how inspiring team gb were. it is not the critic who counts come and not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. the credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena. whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood. who strives valiantly, who errs. who comes short again and again. because there is no effort without error and shortcoming. but who does actually strive to do the deed. who knows great enthusiasm and great devotions. this may be the last one? possibly, yeah. i don't want to cry! who spends himself in a worthy cause. triumphs in high achievement. who in the end if he fails, at least... thank you very much for watching. we are back on air onjanuary the 3rd. in the meantime you can watch our films on our programme page. good morning. the co
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Jan 20, 2017 9:00am GMT
have no idea if it's russia or china or somebody. it could be somebody sitting in a bed someplace. can you give us a question? don't be... no, i'm not going to give you a question. can you state categorically...? you are fake news. i love this country. thank you — thank you very much. last night donald trump addressed cheering supporters at a concert on the steps of the lincoln memorial in washington dc. let's hear what he had to say. we are going to unify the country. and our phrase, you all know it and half of you are wearing the hat, "make america great again". applause cheering but we are going to make america great for all of our people. everybody. everybody throughout our country. that includes the inner cities, that includes everybody. we also heard from melania trump last night when the couple visited a group of supporters at the trump international hotel in washington. mr trump thanked his wife. and also invited her, with a bit of insistence, to make a few remarks. laughter it's great to be here and thank you for your support and tomorrow we start the work. ahead, a lot
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Jul 21, 2017 9:00am BST
, third in the leaderboard behind china and the us. we will speak to some of the athletes later in the show. and finally, can anyone catch chris froome at the tour de france? delicately poised, chris froome isjust three stages away from winning his 4th tour de france. he's the favourite, although his lead was cut by four seconds on stage 18. the battle for the yellow jersey went all the way to the line. romain bardet finished just ahead of froome to claim four bonus seconds. he's now 23 behind froome in the standings. it's the longest stage of the tour today — more than 138 miles — followed by a time trial tomorrow. imagine what that will do to his legs! so it is going to be interesting. see you later at 9:30 a:m.. thank you very much, see you later. people sexually abused as children by church of england clergy are criticising the close links between the company dealing with their compensation claims and the church. the insurer, ecclesiastical, which has advised the church to settle many compensation claims — has had a string of senior members of the clergy on its board of direc
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Jan 3, 2017 9:00am GMT
konta is through to the quarter—finals of the shenzhen open in china. world number ten konta recovered from losing the first set to beat america's vania king. dutchman michael van gerwen has won his second world darts championship. van gerwen beat the reigning pdc champion, scotland's gary anderson, 7—3 in last night's final at alexandra palace. and, david warner has become the first batsman to score a century in the opening session of a test match, as australia dominated pakistan on the first day of the third test in sydney. i will have a full update just after 10am. a man has died after he was shot by police in west yorkshire. it happened on a slip road off the m62 in huddersfield yesterday evening. police say the operation last night was "pre—planned", and that three people were arrested. another two people were arrested in a related vehicle stop in bradford. police say the incident was not related to terrorism. the bbc reporter rahul tandon was driving down the motorway slip road when it happened, and we can talk to him now. what did you see? we just wejust came we just came of
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Jan 17, 2017 9:00am GMT
deals that matter are those with huge markets like india and china. but switzerland has negotiated such deals and i think we could too. yes, i think that took three years, but anyway, fair enough, i take the point. jenny, what do you want to hear from theresa may? almost anything is an improvement on what we've heard so far. because let's not forget she doesn't want to make this speech today. she didn't want to do this. she has been forced to make this speech because parliament obliged her to publish a plan. she needs to publish more detail. i understand there will abstatement in the house of commons later today which hopefully will include some of the detail that we have been asking for. but she is going to say by all accounts, yes, we are leaving the single market, which you don't want? if we're not going to have that, what are we going to have? she can't stand up and give us the platitudes which has done previously, if we are not going to be in the single market and the customs, what are we going to have? and the customs, what are we going to have ? she and the customs, what are
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Jul 4, 2017 9:00am BST
everybody, including his allies, china and so on. it clearly is a risk when a country is defying endless un resolutions. but the way we have approached it so far, tightening the screws further, it does not seem to work. his tests are working very well. the chinese just had a big north —— big rocket fail. i think sooner or later, diplomacy of some sort what does he want? we have find out. can you see president trump leading the diplomatic effort? funnily enough, i can. trump go, goodness knows, one can say many things, not all of them printable. he canflip things, not all of them printable. he can flip either way on many issues. the unpredictability is not a lwa ys issues. the unpredictability is not always a good thing. north korea, mostly we have had tension raising and language of the kind bad enough to come from north korea, not expected from washington. but there is the trott who says he can sit down over a burger with kimjong—un. in fact, trump explicitly endorsed when the president was in washington recently that north— south korean talks could start again. i think unlikely
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May 26, 2017 9:00am BST
china. he will be demanding £600,000 a week for a move there. rooney has said there are move there. rooney has said there a re lots of move there. rooney has said there are lots of offers on the table in england and abroad. he is record goal—scorer for england and abroad. he is record goal—scorerfor his england and abroad. he is record goal—scorer for his club and country but we understand united are after three orfour but we understand united are after three or four stellar signings this summer, that means rooney could well be on his way out of the pub. indications are that his future will be dealt with sooner rather than later. we will catch up with you a bit later on. with the bank holiday weekend comes a serious of major sporting and entertainment events. manchester plays host to the manchester city games and the great manchester run, the largest 10k run in europe. on the music front the band the courteeners, who are from manchester, are also playing at old trafford's emirates cricket ground in the city. in london, it's fa cup final day at wembley on saturday. after some
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Jun 6, 2017 9:00am BST
with jess. and tragic news from china and the death of cheick tiote. how much do we know about what happened ? good morning. we are still awaiting exact details. what we do know is what has been confirmed by his spokesperson, that he collapsed during training, where he plays for a chinese team called ageing enterprise. he was rushed to hospital, where he later died. he was just 30. hospital, where he later died. he wasjust 30. he moved to hospital, where he later died. he was just 30. he moved to the chinese clu b was just 30. he moved to the chinese club in february after seven years at newcastle united. premier league fa ns at newcastle united. premier league fans will be well aware of his strength, his tenacity, his attacking prowess. he will be particularly remembered for this amazing goal he scored against arsenal in 2011. an extraordinary match, where newcastle came from 4— zero down and tiote got the equaliser. that is what he offered. he played in two world cups with the ivory coast. in a statement, beijing enterprises praised his outstanding contribution to the club and h
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Jan 30, 2017 9:00am GMT
queen." phil says, "ok for a state visit from china." matt says, "i find it hypocritical to prevent donald trump from visiting our queen. it was fine for from visiting our queen. it was fine foer from visiting our queen. it was fine for mr mcguinness, a terrorist." another viewer, "white hate reporting slash propaganda." sue, "trump is sending a clear message that he will be tough on islamist terrorists." meanwhile donald trump‘s immigration policy was heavily criticised by actors at last night‘s screen actors guild in hollywood. this story is about what happens when we put our differences aside. and we come together as a human race. we win. love wins. every time. we're ina race. we win. love wins. every time. we're in a really tricky time in our country and things are inexcusable and scary and need action. i'm grateful to be part of a group of people that cares and that wants to reflect things back to society. we will shelter freaks and outcasts, those who have no homes. we will get past the lies. we will hunt monsters. steve holden is here. after last year‘s oscars when ther
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Apr 25, 2017 9:00am BST
—time champion ronnie 0'sullivan is about to start his match with ding junhui of china. there he is. just about to come out to see the crowd at the crucible. karen wilson takes onjohn higgins on the other table. watch the action on bbc2— cairo and wilson. stay with us until 11am if you can. victoria. thank you. we are expecting the labour party's shadow brexit secretary sir keir starmer to speak any day now. labour is setting out its brexit policy before the general election. he'sjust out its brexit policy before the general election. he's just being introduced byjenny chapman, one of the parties spokespersons on brexit. we're waiting for sir keir starmer, who is due to appear on stage in the next minute or so and will be on the bbc news channel at 11:30am and is questions about the labour party's brexit policy. send in your questions with our hashtag. sir eltonjohn has cancelled concerts in america after suffering a potentially deadly bacterial infection. he contracted it during a tour of south america. just before christmas he spoke to us and talked about the fight against aids.
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Feb 14, 2017 9:00am GMT
information... the worst case is that all of our customers' data has been accessed. china's activities in cyberspace is a significant source of concern. hacking that could hamper vote counting. cyber attacks are, it seems, everywhere. hackers targeting governments, businesses, ordinary people. now, a new organisation is being formally launched. its mission, to defend the uk. at its new headquarters, the head of the national cyber security centre told me the threat is real. we've had significant losses of personal data, significant intrusions by hostile state actors, significant reconnaissance against critical national infrastructure. and ourjob is to make sure we deal with that in the most effective way possible. so what we've done here is create a room of the near future and we've got some devices that are all connected to the internet. the new centre is notjust there to protect government, but also people's homes. its technical director showed me how internet—connected items like lamps and coffee makers could be vulnerable, even a child's toy doll. more and more of our life is moving
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Feb 3, 2017 9:00am GMT
britain ranks below brazil, south africa and china in keeping phones and laptops secure". this as the defence secretary, michael fallon warned that russia of a sustained campaign of cyber attacks targeting western democracies. a lot of comments about what is happening in russia. we can now speak to meg hillier, the labour chair of the public accounts committee and from our bristol studio, brian lord, former deputy director of intelligence and cyber operations at gchq and is managing director of pg! cyber. tell us more about what your concerns are and why you are saying it is chaotic? every government department is doing its own thing, the government has set up the cyber security centre which is long overdue and it has been trying to scale up civil servants but it is not there yet and there is a shortage of skilled people to do this work in government and across the board and that's the biggest concern. obviously it is absolutely fundamental because we all rely so much on the web to do things. yes it can be day—to—day irritations like issues with your personal data but that get
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Mar 29, 2017 9:00am BST
than asia and, america, china. so in terms of getting better trade deals i think we're doing the right thing by leaving. over here, what do you think? how how feeling today? excited, but anxious at the same time. my hope is the government will negotiate a good deal for britain that will give jobs and services in this country and keep more of the money we were giving to the eu into britain. invest in things we need, the nhs is a big thing. we always talk about it and also education, the police service, all the functions of government will be better. so you're excited and anxious. what about the gentleman next to you? i'm excitedment you think it will be good for britain. all the doom and gloom is around what the bureaucrats in brussels are saying because they want to keep their project together. countries have said regardless of what the eu says they are going to push for what's right for their citizens as well. economic self interest will override the poll tesco's of it all, and the eu will come up with a deal that works for bt of us and in the e nwe that works for bt of us and i
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May 8, 2017 9:00am BST
world war and wars of algeria and china and so on. that never happened because there was resistance to losing holidays, not surprisingly in france and so 8th may remains a public holiday. you ask people and they're puzzled about what it is all about and as time goes by and memories fade, of course, that will become more pronounced and !!th november, first world war, not the poppies, but the equivalent poppy idea here is still very strong. that's seen as the war to end all wars and the second world war and the end of that, funny enough, even though it is closer in history, it doesn't have the same repunch as the first world war obviously because the first world war was a personal catastrophe for french families and the second world war was not quite so cataclysmic and it was also the group, the group allied forces in the second world war which led to the second world war which led to the end of it and the ambiguous part that france played in the second world war, all that made the maria millerry slightly more complicated. hugh, thank you very much. you're watching bbc news with speci
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